References

Here you can find a list of all the secondary sources which were used for compiling the Scottish Book Trade Index. They are arranged by the abbreviated names by which they appear in the Index.

 

  • AbdBurg. Aberdeen Burgess Register 1631-1700. Edited by Alexander M. Munro. Miscellany of the New Spalding Club Volume 2 (1908).
  • Aberdeen Printers. J.P.Edmond. Aberdeen Printers. Aberdeen, 188-.
  • AberTest. John Macleod. The Commissariot Record of Aberdeen. Register of Testaments 1715-1800.(Scottish Record Society). Edinburgh, 1899.
  • Alexander. Robert Alexander. Letter to Sir J.Mackintosh, Knt. M.P. explanatory of the whole circumstances which led to therobbery of the Glasgow Sentinel Office; to the death of Sir Alexander Boswell,Bart.; ... Glasgow: printed in the Sentinel Office, 1822 (NLS 6.264(14))
  • Alexander Abbot. The Dundee directory for 1818. Dundee, [1818]. (NLS L.C.1475)
  • Aldis 1904. Harry. G. Aldis. A list of books printed in Scotland before1700 with brief notes on the printers and stationers. Printed for the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1904.
  • Angus 1846. The Angus and Mearns Directory for 1846. Montrose; prepared and published byJames Watt, [1845].
  • Beavan. Iain M Beavan. Directory of the Aberdeen Book Trade, from its known beginnings to 1846. Appendix 7 of The Nineteenth-century Book Trade in Aberdeen, with primary reference to Lewis Smith. A thesis submitted in partial fulfiment of the requirements of the Council for National Academic Awards for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Robert Gordon's University. Aberdeen,September 1992.
  • Boase. Frederick Boase. Modern English Biography. 3 vols. 1892-1901; and Supplement 3 vols. 1908-21.
  • Borthwick William Murray Borthwick. Proceedingsagainst Wm. Murray Borthwick, at the instance of His Majesty's Advocate, and of Robert Alexander, styling himself editor and proprietor of the Glasgow Sentine lnewspaper. With an appendix of documents, and a preface, by William Murray Borthwick. Edinburgh for J. Robertson, 1822.
  • BrechinTest. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Brechin. Registerof Testaments 1576-1800. (Scottish Record Society). Edinburgh, 1902.
  • Bush.1 A Dictionary of the printers and booksellers who were at work in England Scotlandand Ireland from 1726 to 1775. Those in England by H.R. Plomer; those in Scotland by G.H. Bushnell; those in Ireland by E.R. McDix. London: TheBibliographical Society, 1932. Bushnell 1 information is given only when it adds to information available from other sources.
  • Bush.2. Scottishengravers: a biographical dictionary of Scottish engravers and of engravers whoworked in Scotland to the beginning of the nineteenth century; compiled byGeorge Herbert Bushnell. London: Oxford University Press, 1949. References toBushnell 2 are not given for artist-engravers, engravers who worked only in England or America, though of Scottish birth, or where the same information is recorded from elsewhere.
  • Bush.3. George H. Bushnell. 'Scottishbookbindings and bookbinders: 1450-1800'. The Bookman's Journal 3rd series xv,67-86 (1927). The listgiven here is largely superceded for the period up to 1650 by W.S. Mitchell's book. References are not given to Bushnell 3 where his sources have been tracedand cited.
  • Cadell. Patrick Cadell. List of People connectedor possibly connected with Books from the Registers of Protections of the Abbeyof Holyroodhouse. Privately Communicated.
  • Caledonian Mercury 1720-29; 1744-45; 1749-52;1760-66
  • Campbell Tullis. A.J.Campbell. The Tullis Press, Cupar. Buckhaven,1992.
  • Campbell Cupar. A.J. Campbell. The Cupar Presses of Whitehead & Burns, John C. Orr [etc.]. Buckhaven, 1992.
  • Campbell Journal. A.J.Campbell. The Fifeshire Journal Press. Buckhaven, 1992.
  • Campbell Westwood. A.J. Campbell. The Press of Alexander Westwood (and Son).Buckhaven, 1992.
  • Campbell Kirkcaldy. A.J.Campbell. Early Kirkcaldy Presses. Buckhaven, 1992.
  • Campbell Advertiser. A.J. Campbell. History of Fifeshire Advertiser.Buckhaven, 1992.
  • Campbell Leven. A.J. Campbell. The Presses of Leven & the East of Fife.Buckhaven, 1992.
  • [published by A.J. Campbell, 30 Brown Street,Buckhaven KY8 1JW]
  • CanonBurg. Helen Armet. Register of the Burgesses of the Burgh of the Canongate from 27th June1622 to 25th September 1733. (Scottish Record Society). Edinburgh, 1951.
  • CanonMarr. Francis J. Grant. Parish of Holyroodhouse or CanongateRegister of Marriages, 1564-1800. (Scottish Record Society). Edinburgh,1915.
  • Chambers. Fires. Robert Chambers. Notices of the most remarkable fires in Edinburgh from 1325 to 1824, including an account of the great fire of November, 1824. Edinburgh, 1824.
  • Chapbook Printers. A file of chapbook printers and publishers compiled by John Morris, and ultimately based on an imprint index made from the Lauriston Castle Collection in the National Library ofScotland.
  • Constable. Archibald Constable and his literary correspondents. A memorial by his sonThomas Constable. 3 vols. Edinburgh, 1873.
  • Cowan. R.M.W. Cowan. The Newspaper in Scotland: a Study of its First Expansion 1815-60.Glasgow, 1946.
  • Crawford. Appendix I to Ronald Lyndsay Crawford's Glasgow University B.Litt.thesis Literary activity in Paisley in the early nineteenth century. September1965.
  • Dickson & Edmond. Robert Dickson and John Philip Edmond. Annals of Scottishprinting from the introduction of the art in 1507 to the beginning of theseventeenth century. Cambridge, 1890.
  • Doughty. D. W. Doughty. The Tullis Press, Cupar 1803-49. Dundee: Abertay Historical Society publication No.12, 1967. and Supplement in Bibliotheckxi (1983)108-
  • DumfriesTest. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Dumfries.Register of Testaments 1624-1800. (Scottish Record Society). Edinburgh,1902.
  • Dundeedelineated; or, A history and description of that town, ... to which is appended a general directory. Dundee, 1822. (NLSR.255.i)
  • Dundee. The Dundee register and directory ... for 1824-5. Dundee, 1824. (NLS R.255.i)
    The Dundee directory and register for 1829-30. Dundee, 1829. (NLS R.255.i)
    The Post Office Dundee directory for 1846-47. Dundee, [1846]. (NLS NE.5.c.15)
  • EBS. Transactions of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society.
  • Edin Dir. Williamson's directory for the City of Edinburgh, Canongate, Leith and suburbs, from 25thMay 1773, to 25th May 1774. Edinburgh, 1773. Williamson in his advertisement appended to his directory for 1784 he mentions a charge of two pence for entry in the directory, which explains some of the strange ommissions. These early directories are irregular, mostly annual, but with some intended to cover longer periods, for directories before 1804 this list gives the dates on the title pages. Each directory appeared in July of the earliest year mentioned. 1774-5; 1775-6; 1776-7; 1777-78; 1778-9; 1780-1; 1782-3;1783-4 (the 1782 directory with a new title page and a short supplement);1784-85; 1786-8 (includes Midlothian); 1788-90; 1790-92; Supplement to 1790-92[appeared in 1791 and therefore cited as 1791]; Appendix 1792 [cited as 1792]; 1794-96; (1786 includes Midlothian) Williamson's Directory 1794 is cited as Williamson 1794 to distinguish it fromAitchison's Directory.
  • Thomas Aitchison. The Edinburgh directory fromJuly 1793 to July 1794. Edinburgh,1793; 1794-95 (includes Musselburgh and Dalkeith); 1795-96 (this and 1796-97 have engraved titles without dates. The dates are taken from the drop-head titles at the beginning of the text);1796-7; 1797-8; 1799-1800; 1800-1; 1801-2 (1800 with a supplement); 1803 ('for the year 1803')
  • John Campbell. The Edinburgh and Leith directory from July 1804 to July 1805. Edinburgh, 1804.
  • Denovan & Co's Edinburgh and Leith directory from July 1804 to July 1805. Edinburgh, 1804.
  • The Post Office annual directory from Whitsunday 1805 to Whitsunday 1806; containing an alphabetical arrangement of Edinburgh and Leith. Edinburgh, 1805.
  • 1805-24 (1824 contains engraved advertisements including a number for members of the book trade)
  • The New and improved directory for Edinburgh, Leith, and the suburbs from Whitsunday 1824 to Whitsunday 1825. Edinburgh, 1824 (in agenda format and with a 'Street Directory' i.e. a list of streets in Edinburgh and Leith)
  • The Post Office annual directory, for 1825-26. Edinburgh, 1825-32 (from 1825-32 the Post Office annual directory is in agenda format, and has a list of streets; from 1826 it also has a street map of Edinburgh)
  • The Novel Directory; being a curious and humorous arrangement of surnames, in systematic and scientific order, containing the names of about 1600 living characters in the City of Edinburgh and Vicinity. Edinburgh: printed for the author, and sold by all the booksellers, 1827. The first column is a narrative made out of the surnames, the second column has the names, occupations and addresses. It does not seem to contain any useful information. Moreover it was based on the directory for 1825.
  • Gray 1832.
  • Gray's Annual Directory. containing, under two different arrangements, the names of the...principal inhabitants of Edinburg ... [1832-33] Edinburgh: John Gray, 1832. -an octavo containing a street directory, a trade index, and an advertising supplement. 'it was stated in my prospectus...that it would contain all the names in the Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory ... the other Directory was published on Tuesday the 5th of June ... July 9. It is now finished.'
  • Gray's  Annual Directory 1833-34, Containing underthree different arrangements, the names of ... the principal inhabitants of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: John Gray, 1883.  The three are an alphabetical directory, astreet directory and a trade directory.
  •  The Post-Office annual directory for 1833-34. Edinburgh 1833-1850. (from 1833-35 The Post-Office Annual Directory [from 1835'and Calendar'] is a small quarto in double column and contains in addition tothe main directory, a street directory and an alphabetical list of the professions and principal trades' and a 'twopenny post town directory' including Dalkeith, Musselburgh, Penicuick etc. It also contains an advertisingsupplement; from 1839 the Edinburgh and Leith Directories formerly separate arecombined. In 1846 the twopenny post directory is replaced by a County directory containing only land-owners. In 1847, though it is still called a County Directory it has at least some tradesmen, and more from 1848-50.)
  • EdinBurg. Charles R. Boog Watson. Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild-Brethren,1406-1700. (Scottish Record Society LIX) Edinburgh, 1929.
  • Charles R. Boog Watson. Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild-Brethren, 1701-1760.(Scottish Record Society LXII) Edinburgh, 1929.
  • Charles R. Boog Watson. Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild-Brethren, 1761-1841.(Scottish Record Society LXVIII) Edinburgh, 1933.
  • EdinMarr. Henry Paton. The Register of Marriages for the Parish of Edinburgh, 1595-1700.(Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh, 1905.
  • HenryPaton. The Register of Marriages for the Parish of Edinburgh, 1701-1750. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh, 1908.
  • FrancisJ. Grant. The Register of Marriages of the City of Edinburgh 1751-1800. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh, 1922.
  • EdinPren. Francis J. Grant. The Register of Apprentices of Edinburgh, 1586-1666.(Scottish Record Society XXXV) Edinburgh, 1906.
  • Charles R. Boog Watson. Register of Edinburgh Apprentices, 1666-1700. (ScottishRecord Society LX) Edinburgh, 1929.
  • Charles R. Boog Watson. Register of Edinburgh Apprentices, 1701-1755. (ScottishRecord Society LXI) Edinburgh, 1929.
  • Marguerite Wood. Register of Edinburgh Apprentices, 1756-1800. (ScottishRecord Society) Edinburgh, 1963.
  • EdinTest. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Edinburgh. Register of Testaments, 1514-1600.(British Record Society — Scottish Section) Edinburgh, 1897.
  • FrancisJ. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Edinburgh. Register of Testaments. 1601-1700. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh,1898.
  • FrancisJ. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Edinburgh. Register of Testaments. 1701-1800. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh, 1899.
  • Edinburgh Advertiser January-June 1764; 9-12July 1765; April 1777- September 1785; August-September 1786; July 1790-October 1791; 4-7 December 1792; 1800
  • Edinburgh Courant 14-19 February 1705-17-20 March 1710
  • Edinburgh Evening Courant 15 December 1718-1800;1809; 1812-13
  • Edinburgh Herald and Chronicle 1797-1800
  • Fowler Fowler's Commercial Directory of the Upper Ward of Renfrewshire 1831-32 5th ed. [sic]
  • Paisley: Fowler, 1831; 1834-35 Seventh Publication. 1834.
  • Fowler's Commercial Directory for the Lower Ward of Renfrewshire 1831-32. First Publication. Paisley: Fowler, 1831; 1834-35. Third Publication; 1836-37 Fourth Publication.
  • GlasBurg. James R. Anderson. The Burgesses & Guild Bretheren of Glasgow, 1573-1750. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh, 1925.
  • Glas Dir. JohnTait's directory for the City of Glasgow; also for the Towns of Paisley,Greenock, Port-Glasgow and Kilmarnock from the 15th May 1783, to the 15th May 1784. Glasgow, 1783 [facsimile printed in 1871].
  • Nathaniel Jones. Reprint of Jones's Directory; for the year 1787. Glasgow, 1868.
  • The Glasgow Directory corrected till July 1809. Eleventh edition. Glasgow: printed by Archibald Napier, for W. McFeat. [cited as Glas Dir 1809].
  • The Glasgow Directory corrected till July 1815. Seventeenth edition. Glasgow: printed by W. Lang for A. M'Feat. [cited as Glas Dir 1815].
  • The Glasgow Directory corrected till July 1818. Twentieth edition. Glasgow: printed by W. Lang for W. McFeat. [cited as Glas Dir 1818].
  • The Glasgow Directory corrected till July 1819. Twenty-first edition. Glasgow: printed by W. Lang for W. McFeat. [cited as Glas Dir 1819].
  • The Glasgow Directory corrected till July 1823. Twenty-fifth edition. Glasgow: printed by W. Lang for W. M'Feat. [cited as Glas Dir 1823].
  • Glasgow Post Office Directory for 1828-29. Glasgow: printed by John Graham and Co., 1828.
  • The Post-Office Annual Directory for 1835-36. Glasgow: printed by John Graham, 1835.
  • The Post-Office Glasgow Annual Directory for 1840-41. Glasgow: printed by John Graham, 1840.
  • The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1844-45. Glasgow: printed at the University Press, by Edward Khull, 1844. First Street Directory included. [NLS copy lacks that part of the Trade Index that covers Stationers.]
  • The Post-Office Annual Glasgow Directory for 1849-50. Glasgow: printed by William Collins & Co, 1849.
  • GlasTest. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Glasgow. Register of Testaments, 1547-1800.(Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh, 1901.
  • Glasgow Courier 1792-1800
  • Gray 1832.
  • Gray's Annual Directory. containing, under two different arrangements, the names of the ... principal inhabitants of Edinburg ... [1832-33] Edinburgh: John Gray, 1832. -an octavo containing a street directory, a trade index, and an advertising supplement. 'it was stated in my prospectus ... that it would contain all the names in the Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory ... the other Directory was published on Tuesday the 5th of June ... July 9. It is now finished.'
  • Gray's  Annual Directory 1833-34, Containing underthree different arrangements, the names of ... the principal inhabitants of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: John Gray, 1883. The three are an alphabetical directory, a street directory and a trade directory.
  • Greenock 1845. Hutchison's Greenock Register, Directory, and General Advertiser, for 1845-46. Greenock, 1845.
  • Greenock 1853. The Post-Office Greenock Directory for 1853-54. Greenock 1853; 1861;1868; 1873; 1875
  • GreyBuri. Henry Paton. Register of Interments in the Greyfriars Burying-Ground, Edinburgh,1658-1700. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh, 1902.
  • Grove. TheNew Grove dictionary of music and musicians. Edited by Stanley Sadie.London, 1980.
  • HamiltonTest. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Hamilton and Campsie. Register of Testaments 1564-1800. (British Record Society -Scottish Section) Edinburgh, 1898.
  • Harvey. William Harvey. Printing in Stirling: Charles Randall and his successors: the story of the Stirling Observer Press. Stirling, 1923.
  • InvernessTest. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Inverness. Register of Testaments, 1630-1800. (British Record Society — ScottishSection) Edinburgh, 1897.
  • IslesTest. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of the Isles. Register of Testaments, 1661-1800. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh,1902.
  • Johnst 3. W. T. Johnston. Officina Dictionary of Scottish Artists. Engravers. Livingston,1999.
  • Kay. A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings, by John Kay; with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes. 2 vols. in 4. Edinburgh: Hugh Paton,1842.
  • McDougall. Smugglers. Warren McDougall. 'Smugglers,Reprinters, and Hot Pursuers: the Irish-Scottish Book Trade, And Copyright Prosecutions in the late 18th Century' in The Stationers' Company and the Book Trade 1550-1990; edited by Robin Myers andMichael Davies. Winchester, 1997.
  • MacLehose. James Maclehose. Glasgow University Press 1638-1931. Glasgow, 1931.
  • Maxted. Ian Maxted. The British Book Trades 1710-1777: an index of masters and apprentices recorded in the Inland Revenue registers at the Public Record Office, Kew.Exeter, 1983.
  • Mitchell. William Smith Mitchell. A history of Scottish bookbinding 1432 to1650. Edinburgh, 1955. Contains a useful list of Scottish bookbinders to1650. References are not given where the same information is in other sources searched.
  • Mosley. James Mosley. British type specimens before 1831: a hand-list. OxfordBibliographical Society Occasional Publication No.14. Oxford, 1984.
  • Murdoch. Thomas Murdoch. The Early History of Lithography in Glasgow. (Being the substance of a paper read before the members of the "Old Glasgow Club"). Glasgow, 1902.
  • Newsplan Scotland. Newsplan: Report on theNewsplan project in Scotland September 1994. London, 1994.
  • NLS Impr Ind. An index of imprints of Scottishbooks in the National Library of Scotland. The index itself consists of cards, each of which contains a single piece of information, an entry from an imprint, an advertisement in a newspaper or other item.
  • Paisley 1838. Fowler's Paisley CommercialDirectory for 1838-39. Ninth Publication. Paisley, 1838.
  • Paisley 1851. Fowler's Paisley and Johnstone Commercial Directory and General Advertiser for 1851-52. Thirteenth Publication. Paisley 1851.
  • Paisley 1868. Watson's Directory for Paisley, Renfrew, Johnstone, Elderslie, Linwood, Quarrelton, Thornhill, Balaclava andInkerman for the year 1868-69. Paisley 1868.
  • Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837 Pigot's Commercial Directory for Scotland. Manchester, 1820 etc.was succeeded by Slater's Directory [first issue 1852].
  • Reed. Talbot Baines-Reed. A History of the old English Letter-foundries, revised and enlarged byA.F. Johnson. London, 1952.
  • Restalrig. Francis J. Grant. Index to the Register of Burials in the Churchyard of Restalrig 1728-1854. (Scottish Record Society) Edinburgh,1908.
  • Schenck. David H. J. Schenck. Directory of the Lithographic Printers of Scotland 1820-1870. Edinburgh Bibliographical Society & Oak Knoll Pressin association with The National Library of Scotland, 1999.
  • Scots Courant 1710-20
  • Sher.Edinburgh Booksellers. Richard B. Sher 'Corporatism andconcensus in the late-eighteenth-century book trade. The Edinburgh Booksellers' Society in Comparative Perspective.' in Book History i 32-93 (1998).
  • St Andrews Test. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of St Andrews. Register of Testaments, 1549-1800. (Scottish Record Scociety). Edinburgh,1902.
  • STC. A Short-title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland 1475-1640. Volume 3 A Printers' & Publishers' Index by Katharine F. Pantzer.London, 1991.
  • Slater 1852
  • Stirling Test. Francis J. Grant. The Commissariot Record of Stirling, Register of Testaments 1607-1800. (Scottish Record Society. Edinburgh,1904.
  • Thomson. Alistair G. Thomson. The paper industry in Scotland 1590-1861. Edinburgh, 1974. Contains much incidental directory information about papermakers, not all of which is in the index. The list of Scottish papermills that forms the frontispiece and those in the text are indexed in SBTI.
  • Timperley. C.H. Timperley. A dictionary of printers and printing. London, 1839.
  • Waterston. 1 Robert Waterston. 'Early Paper Making Near Edinburgh', Book of the Old Edinburgh Club. xxv, 1945.
  • Waterston. 2 Robert Waterston. 'Further Notes on Early Papermaking Near Edinburgh', Bookof the Old Edinburgh Club. xxvii, 1949.
  • Waterston. 3 Robert Waterston. 'Further Notes on Early Papermaking Near Edinburgh' [corrections], Book of the Old Edinburgh Club. xxviii, 1953. (p.190)


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